An older couple on a bus

How to make your local transport more accessible

Accessible, affordable transport is essential for people of all ages. It allows us to live our lives freely. From visiting friends, to attending doctors’ appointments to buying groceries. But we don’t all have equal access.  

Many of us struggle to use public transport. Research has found that a number of barriers including a lack of confidence, not being able to access timetables and other information, or being afraid of injury. On average, Disabled people and those with mobility issues take 60% fewer trips than other adults.